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“We’ve aligned our principles with the Global Partnership for Education and have doubled the national education budget” ~ HE Farooq Wardaq Minister of Education, ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF AFGHANISTAN
This is what Minister Wardaq said during a high-level meeting on education challenges in Afghanistan. The meeting took place during the United Nations General Assembly in New York on September 25 and discussed ways to accelerate progress towards getting all Afghan children in school and learning. The meeting between Afghanistan and its development partners was one of six bilateral ministerial meetings which took place this week. The other countries were Chad, Myanmar, Somalia, Pakistan and Timor Leste.